Live events industry fears slow death by lockdown

26 July 2020 - 00:05 By JANE STEINACKER

SA’s events industry, including organisers, suppliers and venues, has been decimated by the Covid-19 lockdown, leaving little option but retrenchments.

“The exhibition and events industry has been in an artificial coma for five months,” says Gill Gibbs, chair of the Exhibition & Event Association of SA (Exsa), making temporary layoffs and in some cases retrenchments the only performance in SA’s eventing industry...

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